Pakistan

KARACHI: Agencies arrest nine suspects, 3 abductees rescued

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Crackdown against criminal elements under National Action Plan (NAP) continues in Karachi as nine accused were taken into custody by law enforcement agencies after rescuing three kidnapped persons while police arrested two accused during raids in different parts of the city on Tuesday. According to details, the law enforcement agencies rescued

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Supreme Court to resume Panama Leaks case hearing today

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – A five-member larger bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali, will resume the hearing of Panama Leaks case today (Wednesday) after a 14-day break. The petitions seeking Prime Minister’s disqualification over Panama Leaks issue were filed by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan, Ameer

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MQM Pakistan disassociates from cases against Altaf Hussain in London

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – The Muttahida Quami Movement, Pakistan on Tuesday disassociated itself from pursuing cases against founder Altaf Hussain in London and barred its legal team from further representing the cases. The MQM Pakistan after detailed consultation decided to disassociate itself from cases against the MQM founder in London. Sources revealed that the MQM

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Russia not discussing possibility of joining CPEC

MOSCOW (Sarzameen News) – Russia is not discussing the possibility of joining the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project with Pakistan, the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday. The press released stated: Pakistani media reports about “secret negotiations” between Russia and Pakistan on the implementation of projects as part of the China-Pakistan Economic

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Best traffic management system identity of civilized societies: Shahbaz

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif Tuesday said that, “Best traffic management system is identity of civilized societies.” He was presiding over the second meeting of steering committee set up for improving traffic system which reviewed different proposals, recommendations and steps for this purpose. The CM said that, “Effective and comprehensive reforms are

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Imran, Sheikh Rasheed discuss Panama Leaks case

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan Tuesday convened a meeting with Chief of Awami Muslim League (AML), Sheikh Rasheed and discussed the ongoing Panama Leaks case against premier’s family in the Supreme Court (SC). Reportedly, the two leaders agreed to give the government representatives tough time in the top court.

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Ready to give land for Karachi Circular Railway: Saad

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique Tuesday expressed the hope that Pakistan Railways was likely to earn revenue of Rs 40 billion by June next year against the target of Rs 36 billion. Replying to a motion moved by Naeema Kishwar in the National Assembly, the Minister said the Pakistan Railways

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PTI chief submits reply in SC, urges to dismiss Hanif Abbasi’s plea with fine

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan on Tuesday submitted reply in Supreme Court over Hanif Abbasi’s allegations pertaining to ownership of offshore companies. In the reply, Khan said that London flat was purchased in £1,17,000 from foreign income while the whole asset of Niazi Service Limited Company was London flat. He

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Murad says he would approach PM to include KCR in CPEC

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Tuesday decided to step up efforts to include Karachi Circular Railways (KCR) in China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project as Keti Bandar has been taken up. He took this decision while presiding over a meeting on KCR at New Secretariat. The meeting was attended by

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Khurshid Shah terms change of Pakistan Army command as ‘positive’

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Opposition leader Khurshid Shah Tuesday termed change of Pakistan Army command as positive progress in the country. Talking to media in Islamabad, Khurshid Shah said that it was change of command not power. He said Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) shifted the civil authority without any hurdle for the first time in

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